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good morning, a fast food employee shot the in front of his own brother, witnesses say a customer who did it had a sing complaint before firing a shot. good news for state workers the reason you could see more money in your paycheck. just say no to a fierce protect or of her husband this morning we are remembering life, legacy of former first lady nancy reagan. good day it is monday, march 7th, 2016. how was your weekend. >> good. it sound like your weekend was eventful based on the tobe of your voice. >> anytime i travel outside of pennsylvania and come back my allergies get the best of me. >> yeah, right you were up all night partying with friend from orlando. don't try to pull one on me. >> really. >> really. >> sue serio, big warm upcoming today.
>> coming today, tomorrow and day after that, yeah, we have got an interesting weather week, even though we will see a little bit of action on ultimate doppler radar none of it is anywhere close to us. so the snow stays up in toronto, and the rain stays out to the midwest, high pressure is our weather maker which means there is not the a lot of action but it is weather that a lot of people like, so we are above freezing to start at least for actual temperatures but factor in the breeze and 34 degrees feels like 29 out there this morning. we are off to a bit of the chilly start today with 25 degrees in a allentown. thirty in trenton. twenty-eight atlantic city. thirty-three in dover, delaware. some of the wind are up there with 12 miles an hour in mount pocono making it feel chillier then it is. here we go plenty of sunshine for today, we will be in the mid 50 a's by lunchtime and we should top off at 60 degrees, a milder day then what we had over the weekend because we
had chilly weather and now we're ready for that warming trend and sunset milestone 6:00 p.m. for sunset, getting closer and closer to spring. that is your planner for monday, so bob kelly, i hope you had a good weekend. >> i noticed that yesterday driving home i said look at the clock and it was 5:50 and watching the sun go down like wow, a all that extra play time we get to have in the afternoon. good morning, everybody. 4:02 on a monday morning. live look the at the schuylkill expressway no problems or delays at all. kind of quiet coming in and out of the city this morning. we will take it. the lights all lit up there on boat house row. live look at the fourth two freeway coming into philadelphia, quiet on the new jersey side as well. in problems from the burbs, we have construction out there on 422 out near 100, 202, normal cones there between 401 and the bypass, septa using shuttle buses on both broad
street subway and market frankford line until 5:00 o'clock. normal drill, for the week days and a new ramp close another coming our way later today, for next couple weeks, the bet thecy ross bridge ramps to richmond street there in the brideberg will be closed for next couple weeks as part of the construction of i-95 near the betsy ross interchange. that will put a lot of volume on the bridge street off ramp there on i-95. the flower show will bring us some volume in and around the convention center during the midday. otherwise we're in good shape for a monday morning, chris and lauren, back over to you. gunfire erupts inside a church in north philadelphia leaving one man gravely wounded. >> that man employee of the the fast food restaurant this morning search is on for shooter, steve keeley has the very latest on this for us, steve, good morning. >> reporter: so many in murders, how often do you hearsay that at the police headquarters not even a reason to raise a voice before raising a gun and shooting.
the here's the scene, church's chicken fast food store on north broad street, the time dinner time right around 6:00. time when it is real busy a and customer turn over is real high. so those workers inside are trying to keep busy and keep opened tables clean and spraying a cleaning disinfecttent on a just used table too close to the table, led to an argument between a 18 year-old church worker and the worker's 19 year-old brother dry toyed step in and calm the situation and he is one who end up getting shot. >> the offender was inside eating at which time he became verbal altercation with an em will plea. a second employee who happened to be the brother, of the first employee attempted to squash the argument between both parties. at which time the offender produced a large handgun and struck and fired the complaintant several times. >> reporter: among evidence you see on the ground in the restaurant you see he bullet
casings and spray bottle. the guy was seen getting there on a septa bus seen leaving calmy just walking south of the of the store on broad street. chris and lauren the good news is north broad street happens to be real close to temple university hospital where he had best surgeons in the world almost, helping save the lives of gunshot victims and that is probably why, that church's worker despite being shot three times at point blank range is now in stable condition. >> yes, trauma one centers in the the country for sure. all right steve, thank you. grays ferry is a scene of the car crashed right in someone's front porch. luckily no one was hurt this happened just before midnight. you can see from the video car ended up crashing backward into that home no word what cause that had crash. the search is on for whoever beat a woman in a north philadelphia neighborhood, killing her this was the scene, on the 2500 block of north 17th street, yesterday just before 5:00 o'clock. police tell us the three two-year old hit once in the head inside that home and she
died at the scene. the officers did not find a weapon and so far no arrests in the case. funeral arrangements have not yet been finalized for nancy reagan, widow of the former president ronald reagan died yesterday morning at her home in los angeles at 94. she was known for her grace and dedication to her husband. the former actress married regular a an in 1952. became first lady of california when ronald regular a an became governor of the state in 1967. and then, the pair moved to the white the house, in 1981, and the nancy was fiercely dedicated to being the president's wife. >> you seldom saw them when they weren't holding hand. they genuinely preferred to be with each other, then anyone else. >> nancy and president reagan had two children, she stood by her husband's side until his death the in 2004 after battling alzheimer's disease. the she will be buried next to her husband at his presidential library any simi valley, california.
4:07. happening today philadelphia mayor jim kenney will make his push to create more summer jobs for cities young people. >> fox 29's dave kinchen live at the free library where the mayor talks about his plan later today, hi there, dave. >> reporter: good morning. we know that phrase no more pencils, no more books, no more teachers, dirty looks. the it is also time or almost time for summer jobs, and here at the free library of philadelphia a a mayor jim kenney will be making a big announcement to create thousands of summer jobs for young people all across the city by partnering with businesses, he is teaming up with the philadelphia youth network to urge business leaders and philanthropy organizations to show some brotherly love to some of the cities youngest residents by letting them earn cash this summer. kenney wants to create jobs for summer youth. philadelphia youth network offers similar employment models for young people including in school and out of school job opportunities for those between 14 and 21 years
old, many of these jobs focus on work experience, and finishing high school, plus college, and career prep. the programs also include service learning and various internships. mayor will speak at 1:30 here at free library of philadelphia with other city organizations, back to you. all right, dave kinchen, thanks very much. also happening, get ready for some extra cash in your wallet the if you are a state government worker. >> pennsylvania governor tom wolf is expect to sign an executive order insuring a minimum wage of $10.15 an hour for all employees under his jurisdictions, and employees of the the state contractors. >> so right the now the federal minimum wage is 7.25 an hour. order is expect to be signed sometime today, no word on as to how many people would benefit or how much it will cost the state government. happening today a west philadelphia, the spotlight turns to education and the important roll schools play in the community. >> during town hall meeting scheduled for tonight local leaders will release results
of the study on transforming struggling schools into thriving schools. the report details how schools can improve quality of education, strengthening communities, and perhaps most importantly eventually create jobs a cording to the findings, public schools has strong enrollment, academic success and graduation rates. recently mayor jim kenney says community schools cold be the key to reworking failing public school district with a different approach to a problem that has been struggling with for years. let's talk about politics. democratic presidential candidates go head to head in flint michigan ahead of the state primary tomorrow. one of the most heated moments of the debate was when hillary clinton and bernie sanders made clear their differences when it came to voting history and the auto bail out. >> i voted to save the auto industry. he voted against the money that ended up saving the auto industry. i think that is a pretty big difference. >> well, if you are talking
about the wall street bail out, where some of your friends destroyed this economy, excuse me i'm talking , my friend. >> if you are going to talk, tell the whole story, senator sanders. >> it is like g.o.p. these democrats. michigan by the way has 147 delegates up for grabs tomorrow. polls there favor clinton over sanders. >> a student is gunned down. the reason police believe it was all part of the set up. man accused of shoving a teenager toward a subway track as the train was coming in the station what saved the girl's life, just in time.
okay. the let's look ahead and see what kind of stuff we've got coming up in the upcoming week. the just so you know this coming weekend is the weekend when we change the time so we spring, forward, now we will lose an hour of sleep, on saturday night. >> ugh. >> but sunset will be later as well. i know, they are wining and complaining already. >> we have the parade, too. >> we will to have make sure we have our clocks set so we are on time for the st. patrick's parade on sunday, here in philadelphia a more details coming up with bob kelly. spring begins sunday march e high above 60 when we reach that milestone of tuesday,
april 5th. so here we are right now with a look at ultimate doppler radar and not much to show you in our area, there is snow to the north, rain way out to the west but it looks like nothing like that is going to come our way. so we will not spend a lot of time talking about that. let's talk temperatures walking out the door. because this is one of those days and then the next couple days will be like this where it is chilly in the morning and you will need a coat and kids will need to wear a coat at bus stop but you won't need it in the afternoon. so with wind speeds at six, 12, 3 miles an hour we have a few wind chills out there the it feels like 29 in the city but most of our wind chills are in the upper 20's to lower 30's as you walk out the door, right now, so again if you need the coat in the morning, as we look back over the weekend we will reach a milestone our average high is now 50 degrees. so that is good. that is our bar, if you will, of normal, and then we were cold all the way from thursday through sunday.
yesterday's high was only 47 degrees but we did see some filtered sunshine, today. sixty-one or 60, you know, somewhere around there then we're in the 70's on tuesday, wednesday, thursday. then we will get rain thursday night. nobody will like me when they see what we have in store for sunday. >> what? >> that is not luck of the irish. >> that is holy water. >> i also can't lie. >> yes, yes. listen, this is monday, that is sunday, we have time to work on it. >> well, we will. >> you get working on thaty will not start lying until the end of the week. >> good morning, everybody. 4:15. let's do it. live look at the blue route 476 here, in problems or delays at all. we are off to a nice quiet start here on this monday morning. downtown, into downtown, i should say, ben franklin bridge coming in from camden
up and over in center sit the eye, in problems at all, up and over the benny. if you are getting out of town this morning in problems at the moment heading down to philly international, arrival is a and departures looking good. westbound pennsylvania turnpike just watch for that construction between the connection bridge of philly bensalem and after that over to valley forge you are in good shape. in problems leaving town on the schuylkill from center city out to 476. lets go to wilmington. they are working on 495 here until 6:00 o'clock so coming from say lower end down near delaware memorial bridge up toward naamans road look out for delays. some delays will be blooming around the convention center, today is the first, weekday, where the flower show is opened up, to philadelphia fans here down at the convention center. you will see a lot of extra volume and buses, and class trips, the trips coming in and out there using that vine street expressway exiting for the construction center.
septa's market frankford and subway using shuttle buses until 5:00 o'clock and then a new ramp close another coming this week. anyone coming over betsy ross bridge into philadelphia, that richmond street off ramp which puts you in the neighborhood of bridesberg there will be closed for next couple weeks. everyone goes on to i-95, take that south and exit at bridge street. that pattern alone will throw extra volume on to i-95 and exiting, at the the bridge street interchange there but otherwise we're in good shape n problems at all on the major roadways and looking good on mass transit. chris and lauren, back over to you. in west philadelphia a driver will be charged with dui after banging up two police vehicles. they say driver hit a police wagon and that unit smash in the second patrol car. it happened around 4:30 on chestnut street in the city's walnut hill neighborhood. driver and three officers were treated in the hospital. at chester county students at lincoln university are mourning loss of the fellow
classmate killed during a botched robbery. senior christopher robinson was shot in the alley behind a coatsville convenient store saturday night. the authorities say, robinson and fellow student were set up as part of the robbery. according to detectives an acquaintance at cheyney university senior abandoned wilson arranged the ambush and drove the men to the location. that is where officers say the three masked men were waiting a and robinson was shot in the neck. wilson was arrested and charged with second degree murder. police are still looking for the other three. coastguard rescues an injured, ship captain off the coast of cape may, this picture shows the crew carrying him off the helicopter yesterday morning, late yesterday, the ship radioed in the captain and some or the of a leg injury. police investigating what role alcohol played in the nasty crash in logan, a crash that sent six people to the hospital. police say they are all in stable condition right now after an impala, acura collided at old york road and wyoming avenue around 3:30 yesterday morning. a traffic light was even knocked over at that intersection there.
police say the person driving the impala cause that had crash. a local family is asking for your necessity solving mystery of what happened to jacob rodgers. family members say they have not spoken to him since thanksgiving. he was supposed to catch a train from 30th street station next day to visit his mother in west virginia. police say they have no evidence that he ever got on that train. they tell us his phone no longer in service and last activity on his bank accounts dates back to the day before thanksgiving. >> i had money, i would put out a reward. it is like nobody cares. where is he. he was a good, sweet person. we do anything, for anybody. he would. he is a nice person. somebody had to see something. nobody is doing anything. somebody had to see something. >> if you know anything about jacob rodgers disappearance please call the philadelphia police. let's take a look at your national headlines at the 4:20. in new york city police are searching for a man they say
pushed a teen on the subway track. this is surveillance video from the station in queens. police say that the man going through turn styles pushed the teenager into the path of an oncoming train saturday night. conductor was able to stop in time, and the teen survived. the 17 year-old girl says that she has no idea who that man was. positive health news for former president jimmy carter, he no longer need treatment for his cancer. the carter shared the news at one of his sunday school classes at his church in august. back in august carter revealed he was diagnosed with melanoma that had spread to his brain. he was treated with a combination of radiation and drugs. spokesperson for carter says doctors will continue to perform scans to ensure cancer cells have in the returned and carter will resume treatment, if necessary. >> jimmy carter now 91 year-old. >> long life. >> and a life, after being president, left office in january 1981 just before you were born and so much humanitarian work.
he won noble peace prize in the year 2002 i believe it was. >> good memory. texas widow outraged and now demanding justice. >> she says a cemetery is refusing to bury her husband because he is hispanic. dorothy bar bear owe now says that she plans to sue that cemetery about an hour south of san antonio after the owner told her quote, white only policy. >> i'm still going to fight for the rights of my husband and i will fight for the rights of the other people if they will join me >> everybody in the country should be in a uproar about this. i'm shocked. i'm appalled. >> of course, handing out white only cemetery is illegal, widow says texas state attorney general's office is new looking into their case. coming up a at 4:22.
good morning i'm sean bell. phillies continue spring training down in florida playing the yankees. they had a ton of offense last few days and it continued yesterday. bottom of the sixth phillies up three-one. two on, two out, andrew napp, gone. three run blast. phillies take a lead. they were able to hold on to get a win, six-five. sixers down by three to the heat, but drain wade find him right in the corner and he nails the three. heat win 103-98. innings isers are eight-55. may ton manning decides to call it quits. we all knew this was coming but he made the announcement. manning is retiring as one of the top five players to ever do it. but he is leaving with some controversy. he has been accused of taking hgh and doing inappropriate things back in his days of tennessee, said in of which had anything to do with his
a man gun down in front of his brother inside a fast foot restaurant. why the gun man was so angry moments before the shots rang out. plus temperatures are warming, oh, this is such a good sign. before you know it, summer will be here. so what about those summer jobs for your kids. we have an idea that may help. this morning we're talking irish potatoes, bob kelly will have more on the philadelphia tradition later in our show. because they are in the really potatoes. >> no, they are like canned which cinnamon and stuff. >> listen to this, listen to this. >> ♪ >> that is stevey ray vaughn. this might be on the texas album. monday march 7th, 2016. we will get weather in the midwest are they not, sue serio. >> a little bit.
nothing extreme at least on our side of the country. different story when we talk about california. we have storm systems out to the west around missouri, and illinois, and then we have a little bit to our north around the great lakes around toronto, canada. but we can barely find a cloud in the sky in our area which beds well for the rest of the day to day. we have 34 degrees and a little bit of the breeze, and 29 is our wind chill this morning. so it will be one of those days where we will need the coat to start the day but you'll be a able to walk around, without the buttons buttoned later on. we have 6:24 for your sunrise time. we have 31 degrees mount pocono but only 25 in allentown. thirty in trenton. thirty-two in lancaster and wilmington delaware. down in wildwood it is 28 degrees. so definitely a cold start to the morning. no extreme wind maybe just a slight wind chill this morning. the it is chill toy start. but by lunchtime we are in the
mid 50's and we should top off at 60 degrees. definitely milder then it was, over the weekend. we have your, seven day forecast coming up and you may not like all of it the but we will tell you anyway, bob kelly. >> that is right, that is okay. we have a full week to work on that and take care of that. >> 4:31. good morning it is a monday, getting up and out. 422, working your way back to you, babe from pretty much collegeville into king of prussia no problems or delays at the all. kind of quiet on the major roadways this morning. we will take it, in problems here. and i-95, lights are back on, they received lauren's check for the electric bill. this that is g we have fired everything backup. we're lit up, heading south. septa's market frankford and broad street subway still using shuttle buses as they do overnight until about 5:00 o'clock. beware of that. a new project will kick in today for the next six or seven weeks or so ramps from the bet thecy ross bridge to exit into richmond street that
is bloodiedberg neighborhood there, will be closed. you'll have to go on to i-95, take that south to bridge street. so that is going to throw a lot of, extra volume and new traffic pattern in that area. and a flower show here in center city philadelphia at the convention center. today is first workday where we have the flower show, and everybody coming in for work. so expect delays coming into center city around the convention center. the chris and lauren, back over to you. search is on for gunman who shot a man inside a church's chicken in north philadelphia. >> police say victim was an employee just trying to do his job. steve keeley has the very latest on this, steve. >> reporter: you can bet this search will be helped a whole lot here at police headquarters as soon as they release surveillance video that they have got. they have got video of the shooter getting off a septa a bus before coming and going into the church's chicken restaurant on north broad street this place you are looking at two blocks from temple hospital right around busy dinner time.
a 18 year-old work are cleaning tables at 6:00 o'clock last night using a spray bottle of cleaning solution. the shooter, described as an older guy with a gray beard in his 40's or 50's, very upset saying that the spray was going all over his food. and then in steps older 19 year-old co-worker and brother to try to calm the argument down and he end up getting shot. >> initially he was behind the counter. he came from around the counter to try to squash the argument between the two. it owes lated between the brother and the shooter. >> so, guy upset over a spray bottle of table cleaner end up spraying bullets in the busy restaurant, firing a at least three times. he just walked out, afterwards, going south on broad street. the 19 year-old alive, likely chris and lauren because he was so close to temple hospital's terrific surgeons, too experienced at saving people who have been shot,
remember just two blocks from the restaurant. a quick drive by, and he was in the emergency room and that is yes is alive and in stable condition right now. >> every second counted in that, steve, thank you. >> yeah, happening today philadelphia mayor jim kenney will make his push to create more summer jobs for the city youth. >> lets go to dave kinchen with the very latest on than this plan, dave, good morning. >> reporter: chris and lauren, good morning to you. jobs, jobs, jobs not only help young people earn money for college but city officials say it keeps them out of trouble too. mayor jim kenney will be making a big a announcement the at free library of philadelphia issuing a challenge to city business toss create thousands of summer jobs for young people all across this city. he is teaming up with an organization called the philadelphia youth network to urge business leaders, and philanthropic organizations to get that word out there to show brotherly love to the cities youngest resident by letting them earn cash this summer. kenney wants to create 16,000, summer jobs for youth, by
2020, and philadelphia youth network offers several summer employment models for young people including in school and out of school opportunities between those who are 14 all the way up to 21 years old. many of these jobs focus on work experience and finishing high school, plus college prep and career preparations, many in the programs are internships, others service learning, so the mayor will be here speaking at 1:30 with other city officials and other agencies across the city trying to get young people to get to work, back to you guys. >> all right. dave kinchen thanks very much. 4:35. we are taking a look at the life of the former first lady nancy reagan from the love of her life, to just say no, this morning we will take a look at her most memorable moments.
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scary moments at daytona a international speed way after a driver barrels in the packed infield plowing down people in her way. abby kenney hit four people and six motor homes where she drove on to the crowded area early saturday morning. the witness essay they were all diving for cover as fast as they could. police say kenney smelled like alcohol and she admitted drinking three beers, before getting behind the wheel. to our good friend, who got hit, myself, i had to duck underneath this rv here. we are lucky to be alive. hopefully she realizes that.
kenney was arrested on the scene and facing several charges including dui. we'd like to pause for a moment of silence in honor of mrs. reagan. >> honoring the late nancy reagan before last night's democratic debate, moment of silence was held to remember the former first lady. americans are now reacting to her death, wife of the former president, ronald reagan. >> this is as final preparations are made for her burial at reagan national library any simi valley, california. fox's kelly wright has more from new york. >> reporter: nation is remembering life of the former first lady nancy reagan today, after she pass add a away sunday at the age of 94, due to congestive heart failure. a moment of silence was held at democratic presidential debate last night, in her honor. republican candidates also reacting to the news on the campaign trail. >> in 2011 i was invited to speak at reagan library. we had a chance to meet her,
have a chance to have dinner with her, it was an extraordinary experience. >> reporter: she met her husband the late president ronald reagan while working as an actress in hollywood was also an actor at the time. lou cannon interviewed the former first lady and wrote her obituary for the new york times. >> a terrific person to be around and i feel a great loss, i really do, and i'm surprised at that but i think the world was a more interesting place with nancy reagan in it. >> reporter: many americans are remembering her as a great first laid toy ronald reagan. >> she was a great support structure for ronald reagan. the classy, classy lady and conduct herself will in a way everybody could be proud of. >> reporter: mrs. reagan wasn't just supportive of her husband's presidency they were in love. >> she gets to be with ronald. so, they can be together again. >> reporter: nancy reagan's funeral arrangements have not yet been finalized but she
will be buried next to her husband at his presidential library any simi valley, california. in new york, kelly wright, fox 29 news. 4:41. on line dating ads made finding your perfect match easier and now one company is taking it a step further. plus the answer is out, we finally know who inspired the role of cookie on fox's hit the show empire. lee daniels squashes all of the rumors out there.
as we look ahead at weather we will look ahead what will happen this weekend. yep, this is time change weekend, so since it is almost springtime this is weekend when we will spring ahead, it is start of the the daylight savings time, you know, we have been through this the past couple years, there is no s on saving, right. turn your clocks ahead one hour, you springford, which, of course, means you lose an hour of sleep but the pays off is, the sunsets, later at night as well. we don't have anything much to show you on ultimate doppler radar at all, any precipitation is far away from frustrates and we expect to it stay far away from frustrates fr most of the week. so right the now we are seeing
actual temperatures that are in the 30's, and 34 degrees in philadelphia, 32 in lancaster. thirty-one mount pocono. thirty-three in dover, delaware. factor in the wind and some places have a little bit of the breeze, not every where and you will see a slightly cooler, wind chill which means it feels like 29 degrees, in philadelphia, right now. here's some record high temperatures that we will be watching very closely on wednesday of this week including 73 degrees, here in philadelphia a, which would be set in the year 2,070's are the records in all of our other sit that is we watch in the region, is there wednesday, we're calling for 75 degrees, wow. so we have got 60 degrees for today. sixty-eight for tomorrow and 75 for wednesday, well, we will definitely give that a ten out of ten even this we don't break record it the will be a pretty nice day. we're also in the mid 70's, on thursday, shower late in the day which means we're cooler on friday, and saturday, into
sunday, that is the time we're watching for the weekend, not only do we have time change this weekend but on sunday, it is philadelphia's st. patrick's day parade. so your water proof gear. >> make sure it is green. >> exactly. >> good morning. 4:46 on a monday, we have all week licensing to work on that irish st. patrick's day forecast. we will do. that live lot at boulevard, kind of quiet, in problems from broad street down to the schuylkill expressway. we're looking good here on i-95 out of the north east. new cone zone coming today, penndot will will put down the cones along woodhaven road between franklin mills boulevard and academy road. they will be out there working midday from 9:00 to 3:00. northeast philadelphia, be aware of. that good morning to cherry hill, new jersey route 70 just off of 295, work crews out until about they say
6:00 o'clock or so. so just ab wear of the blinking lights, otherwise, in new jersey, north bound on the new jersey turnpike, you're looking good from the delaware memorial bridge all the way up to 132 two. even north bound 42 looking good from the expressway, all the way into the walt whitman. we are looking for your irish picks. we have the house decorated. this one sent to us from a viewer, irish hat on the the front door, send us you're establish picks but make sure when you put them on facebook, twitter, instagram use that hashtag fox 29 irish to show them right here, on tv, chris and lauren, back over to you. 4:47. catholics can new pray with the pope using their smart phones. vatican has an app called click to pray. the it remind users to pray at the three different times of the the day, for a specific intention. app lets user asking other people to pray for them. popular dating app tinder has come out way new feature to make match making easier. the it allows you to pass user profile on tour friend through an on screen share button.
that person's profile will pop up on your friend's matches to be able to swipe yes or nor or left or right. people are able to opt out of the having their profile's passed on. it will disappeared after five clicks or 72 hours, whichever comes first. you might find someone and say that is a no for me but that could be a a yes for my girlfriend or whoever. >> every pot has a lid, there you go. >> that is true. >> with that said, wedding bell ring for former model jerry hall and australian media mogul rupert murdock. they are celebrating their marriage over the weekend following a low key civil ceremony on friday. >> between them the bride and groom have ten children from previous partners. all turnout to participate in the ceremony. >> former kid not previous partners like mick jagger wasn't there. >> this is fourth marriage for 84 year-old murdock. he feels like the luckiest, and happiest man in the world. >> he is 84, and she's 59.
she will turn 60 on july 2nd. >> my grandmother is 85, when she and my grandfather got divorced that was it. >> she didn't marry a man 23 years younger she would have been a rock star. >> there has been a lot of talk over the lead lady on fox's hit show, empire. >> but now we finally know who really inspired the role of cookie. >> go on. >> empire's co creator lee daniels said at bet honors on saturday his inspiration for cookie actually came from his grandmother, grace daniels. he described her as a politician for the a african-american community, she even had a street named after her in west philadelphia. daniels says that she was really tough, and went door to door encouraging people to vote. he says she was known foreign carrying a gun. >> sound like an interesting woman. lee daniels such an interesting man as we learned from black history month, he started with nothing. >> a few dollars in his pocket
and went to l.a. >> to become a movie producer basically. could not get started. he work in the nursing room, bought his old nursing home, sole it for millions and became host is today. >> and grand mom helped inspire the tough cookie role, back in the 89 on's. count down is on to the st. patrick's day parade. sue said it will rain all over us, maybe. >> well, to help you get ready for big day and others at that we are taking a look at a philadelphia that is did, the story behind, irish potatoes. look the at bob kelly there. working up on rolling that dough. the here's a live look at ben franklin parkway for you. ♪ we buy any car dot com ♪
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4:53 the time. 34 degrees. live from reading, pennsylvania. >> yes. >> just rocking us out right now, yes. >> remember that song. >> yep. >> st. patrick's day parade is coming up this weekend. we are looking forward to the big day. >> big day. >> yes. >> big day. >> if it doesn't rain on us. >> so here's the thing, i'm a murphy, i grew up an irish catholic. moving to fill a never heard of irish potatoes. the it is a philadelphia
thing. >> it is a philly thing. i went out to the laoh, division 87, sweet treats popping up all over the place. this time of the year they make them as a big fund raise inner northeast philadelphia a i went out there and we did some rolling. let's take a look. >> time to roll irish potatoes. >> they are all ready for you. >> here we go, put on your apron. >> getting an apron is this a sign thaw already think i will be messy. >> absolutely. >> we're ready to roll. >> we are. >> work me through the process because irish per tait the owe dough had to be frozen or i guess child for a couple days and then what happened. >> so, it is in this container right here. you guys need a hand. >> yes. >> let's roll. >> so how is everybody doing here so far today. all right. >> yes. >> is that good.
>> yes. >> what do you call the big one. >> a meat ball. >> that is a meat ball over here, okay. >> yes. >> so you were out in the shed with us when we were putting it all together. you are one of the mixers. how did that go the mixing process. >> it went well we were done by 1:00 o'clock on sunday. it went very well. >> reporter: where will you be selling the irish per tait owe containers. >> right the now we have already 2,000 sold. >> we better get rolling, gang. 2,000 sold already let's go, pick it up a notch. how many years have you been doing this. >> twenty years, 18 years, wow. >> reporter: let's get rolling. taking a sip of my coffee. no coffee breaks here. >> we are rolling, rolling, rolling. look at the size they are making and look at my size. anyone that gets the larger,
irish potatoes, you know, from me with love. >> all right, bob, i see you down there lets get moving. i don't know if they upgraded they have downgraded me from making potatoes. >> making those potatoes too big. >> thanks to the la theoh division from the division in port richmond and from all of the rollers here and to all of you, happy st. patrick's day. we had such a great time up there. it is like the new roll of the potatoes. >> you're establish potatoes were too big. >> they said with the fundraiser. i was than the helping making the potatoes real big. >> i rolled two, ate one. >> we are looking forward to the the big parade. this coming unday on the parkway. how are you getting ready? do you love the irish potatoes maybe make them at home. send us a picture. use that hashtag fox 29 irish and we will see you on the the
parkway this coming sunday we will go live 12:00 to 3:00 for big st. patrick's day parade, joining us live on the parkway or here on fox 29, and then, of course, we will rebroadcast it on st. patrick's day itself again from 12:00 to 3:00. we will be out there sue will work on the forecast. we will be good. >> a pennsylvania man returns from his florida vacation, 40 million-dollar richer, then when he left. how he turns ten bucks into a power ball jackpot.
shots ring out at a local fast food restaurant. why the gun man was so angry and took it out on the employee. plus getting kid off the the street and kick starting their career. that is a plan philadelphia's new mayor has that will unveil today. remembering life and legacy of the the nancy reagan as she passed away at the age of 94. >> such a rich storied live. good day, it is march 7th, 2016, i dare say, spring is in the air. >> two weeks away i think. >> yeah, 13 days or something. >> but sue, we're looking at not only spring-like wet they are week but record setting warm temperatures on wednesday. >> yes, wednesday it looks like we have a very good chance breaking the record which is 73 degrees. record is already pretty high for this time of the year, so that is something to look forward to. in fact today's weather is something to